A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 26 September 2016

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed.

September-October 2016

30 September - 2 October 2016: Dallas, North Carolina

38th Annual Gaston Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Gaston Gem, Mineral & Faceters Club

Gaston County Park (1303 Dallas Cherryville Highway)

1 October 2016: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

67th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

7-8 October 2016: Huntsville, Alabama

48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society

Jaycee Community Center (2180 Airport Road)

7-9 October 2016: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

7-9 October 2016: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

36th Annual Portland Regional Rock and Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

Washington County Fair Complex (873 NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro)

7-9 October 2016: Salt Lake City, Utah

2016 Annual Show

Organized by: Mineral Collectors of Utah

Trolley Square (600 South Entrance & 700 East, Salt Lake City)

15-16 October 2016: Chicago Heights, Illinois

47th Annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: South Suburban Earth Science Club

Prairie State College (202 South Halsted Street)

15-16 October 2016: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

57th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street)

15-16 October 2016: Bristol, Connecticut

44th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Bristol Gem & Mineral Club

Beals Community Center (240 Stafford Avenue)

21-23 October 2016: Mason, Michigan

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary & Gem Show

Organized by: Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society

Ingham County Fairgrounds (700 East Ash Street)

21-23 October 2016: West Jordan, Utah

Annual Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge

Viridian Library & Event Center (8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan)

22 October 2016: Ultraviolation - Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

27th annual fluorescent-only mineral show / swap / sell ("If your rocks don't glow, you're at the wrong show")

Organized by: The Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County

First United Methodist Church (840 Trenton Road)

22-23 October 2016: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (Akron area)

Semi Annual Gemboree - Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club

Emidio & Sons Expo Center (48 East Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls)

November 2016

5-6 November 2016: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

FM-Pa Symposium & Field Trip

Organized by: Friends of Mineralogy - Pennsylvania Chapter

Theme: Pennsylvania Mining and Mineralogy

Location: Franklin & Marshall College (Hackman Physical Sciences Building)

Please register in advance

5-6 November 2016: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2016: 47th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D (100 Station Avenue, Oaks)

Theme: Down Under

5-6 November 2016: Greenwich, Connecticut

28th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

12-13 November 2016: New York, New York

22nd Annual Fall New York City Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show

Hosted by: New York Mineralogical Club

Holiday Inn Midtown (440 West 57th Street, New York City)

12-13 November 2016: Sacramento, California

80th Annual Sacramento Gem, Jewelry, Mineral and Rock Show

Organized by: Sacramento Mineral Society

Scottish Rite Temple (6151 H Street, Sacramento)

18-20 November 2016: Columbia, South Carolina

49th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

18-20 November 2016: Crestwood, Kentucky (Louisville area)

44th Annual Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: KYANA Geological Society

Camp Crestwood (7206 Clore Lane, Crestwood)

19-20 November 2016: West Palm Beach, Florida

50th Annual Gem, Mineral, Bead, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

19-20 November 2016: Fairfax, Virginia

25th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club and the George Mason University Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences

The HUB Ballroom - George Mason University (4400 University Drive)

19-20 November 2016: Mesa, Arizona

Autumn Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Apache Junction Rock & Gem Club

Skyline High School (845 South Crismon Road)

December 2016

10-11 December 2016: Franklin, Tennessee

36th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)

January 2017

21-22 January 2017: Deland, Florida

46th Annual Jewelry, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Tomoka Gem & Mineral Society

Volusia County Fairgrounds (3150 E. New York Avenue)

February 2017

17-19 February 2017: GeoFest - Indianapolis, Indiana

15th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Indiana State Museum

Indiana State Museum (650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis)

17-19 February 2017: Kirkwood, Missouri (St. Louis area)

Annual Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Cabin Fever Productions

Kirkwood Community Center (111 South Geyer Road, Kirkwood)

March 2017

4-5 March 2017: Wilmington, Delaware

54th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Delaware Mineralogical Society

Theme: Quartz, Of Course!

Arsht Hall, University of Delaware (2700 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington)

10-12 March 2017: Kansas City, Missouri

56th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Association of Earth Science Clubs of Greater Kansas City

KCI Expo Center (11730 NW Ambassador Drive)

17-19 March 2017: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 55th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: We Will Rock You

Jackson County Fairgrounds - American One Event Center (200 West Ganson Street)

18-19 March 2017: Gaithersburg, Maryland

53rd Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Montgomery County, Maryland

Montgomery County Fairgrounds (16 Chestnut Street)

2017

1-2 April 2017: Orange, Connecticut

44th Annual Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The New Haven Mineral Club

Amity Regional Middle School (100 Ohman Avenue)

1-2 April 2017: Midland Park, New Jersey

28th Annual North Jersey Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Midland Park High School (250 Prospect Street)

6-7 May 2017: Topsfield, Massachusetts

54th Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: North Shore Rock & Mineral Club

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Coolidge Hall & Fairtrade Building (Route 1 North)

20-21 May 2017: Bennington, Vermont

3rd Annual Southern Vermont Mineral & Gem Show

Organized by: Southwestern Vermont Mineral & Gem Club

Grace Christian School (104 Kocher Drive)

2-4 June 2017: Wauseon, Ohio (Toledo area)

56th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Bead, Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: State Line Gem & Mineral Society

Fulton County Fairgrounds - Junior Fair Building (8514 State Highway 108, Wauseon)

3 June 2017: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

68th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

8-9 July 2017: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Annual Rock, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society

Exchange Center at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds (4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa)

7 October 2017: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

69th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

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